Piroplasmosis

Beasts of Burden Longform Feature

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Beasts of Burden: Africa's Working Horses and Donkeys

December 02, 2014

Veterinarians and researchers take a look at cases very different than those seen in developed countries.... Read More

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

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TAHC to Test Brooks County Equids for Piroplasmosis

November 05, 2014

Officials designated Brooks County as high-risk for equine piroplasmosis exposure and will begin testing on Nov. 14.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2014

October 07, 2014

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, strangles, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More

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Reducing Risk from Tick-Borne Diseases

August 09, 2014

Get tips on how you and your horse can avoid contracting a tick-borne disease.... Read More

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Piro-Like Syndrome Making Waves in France

August 02, 2014

French scientists are researching how to prevent the spread of an equine disease they've termed "piro-like."... Read More

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 2: Tremendous Ticks

May 26, 2014

Ticks can infect horses with an array of diseases including piroplasmosis, ehrlichiosis, and Lyme disease.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013

April 11, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.... Read More

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Taking Piroplasmosis Seriously

December 16, 2013

Veterinarians are fine-tuning testing, prevention, and treatment methods for equine piroplasmosis. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More

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Positive EIA Test Prompts Hold Order at Texas Fairgrounds

June 26, 2013

A horse stabled at the Val Verde County Fairgrounds tested positive for EIA earlier this month. ... Read More

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TAHC Continues Equine Piroplasmosis Testing

May 21, 2013

As of May 20, 19 horses residing on six Kelberg County premises have tested positive for the piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Developing a Piroplasmosis Control Strategy for Sudan

May 11, 2013

Researchers hope to develop a control strategy to prevent piroplasmosis from spreading to other nations.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

Reported diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, influenza, equine herpesvirus, and more.... Read More

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TAHC to Test Equids in Kleberg County for Piroplasmosis

March 15, 2013

The TAHC determined Kleberg County equids could be at high risk for exposure to equine piroplasmosis (EP).... Read More

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TAHC Releases Part of the Fever Tick Temporary Quarantine Area in Texas

February 18, 2013

Fever ticks are capable of spreading the Babesia parasites that can cause equine piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Optimizing Piroplasmosis Treatment Protocols (AAEP 2012)

February 13, 2013

Researchers examined ways to minimize gastrointestinal complications when treating EP with imidocarb.... Read More

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Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More

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Indiana Officials Lift Equine Piroplasmosis Testing Requirement

January 28, 2013

Officials voted to lift the equine piroplasmosis testing requirement at race tracks, beginning Feb. 1. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2012

January 11, 2013

Diseases reported include contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, and more.... Read More

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Piroplasmosis Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 14, 2012

Attendees discussed several topics including the history of EP, regulatory issues, and practical topics.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis in America: Re-Emergence and Control

December 05, 2012

Recent outbreaks have prompted further investigation into the re-emergence and control in the United States.... Read More

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Equine Anaplasmosis

November 01, 2012

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by a bacterium that infects white blood cells.... Read More